The Do’s and Don’ts of Exercising With Your Pet

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Have you been thinking of getting more exercise? Any time of year is a great time to embark on an exercise regime. And with over 50% of pets in the United States overweight or obese, why not take the opportunity to bring your pet along with you?

Exercising with your pet can be lots of fun, but there are a few do’s and don’ts to be aware of. With some basic preparation and a little awareness, you can make exercising fun for your pet and improve his health and longevity.

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How to Prevent Heartworms in Dogs & Cats

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The topic of pet parasite prevention is a hot one during the spring and summer, but not so much in the middle of what’s starting to feel like a very long winter. However, because of the heartworm life cycle (which includes a 6-month incubation period), pets who stop their medication are at risk year-round.

There are over 20 types of heartworm-carrying mosquitoes, and they’re all active at different times of the year. Fortunately, heartworm prevention is highly effective and is something that can be observed 365 days a year!

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